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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic скупъ (skupŭ), from Proto-Slavic *skǫpъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [skʊˈpoj]
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AdjectiveEdit

скупо́й (skupój) (comparative (по)скупе́е or (по)скупе́й)

  1. avaricious, stingy, frugal, mean, parsimonious, miserly
  2. scanty, poor
  3. taciturn

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NounEdit

скупо́й (skupójm anim (genitive скупо́го, nominative plural скупы́е, genitive plural скупы́х, feminine скупа́я)

  1. miser

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “скупой”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress